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I am having trouble highlighting in both Preview and Adobe Acrobat

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     I remember being able to successfully highlight text from pdf files in both of these programs. I can remember studying for a board exam and being able to do this at least 6 months ago. Now, however if were to try to highlight text nothing happens. Does anyone know what could be going on? My next step will be to uninstall Adobe acrobat and see if that makes a difference.


Janelle Canty

Macbook, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
  • sanjampet Level 5 Level 5 (6,890 points)

    You can also drag the PDF to the desktop, open preview, select the file you wish to open, click choose, open preview, choose the file/open. open pages(blank page,Choose) In preview under tools select, select tool tool. highlight  the portion you desire (outline it), click command C. Then switch to Pages, click on the blank page to place the cursor on the page and click command v, and it should paste it on the page.  I hope that his helps, it is similar in Word, just a few different moves and menu items.


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